Carnival in Rocca di Cave

In March, the village of Rocca di Cave celebrates the craziest period of the year, covering the village with joy and lots of activities for anyone wishing to spend a weekend between relaxation and pure carnival joy. Frappe, Castagne and Castagnole … why not?

Museo Civico Geopaleontologico

The Civic Museum “Ardito Desio” (Bold Wish) is located inside the castle and is divided into two sections: one geopaleontologico and the other an astronomical observatory on the terrace. Along the five rooms contain fossil specimens, plus some plastic, posters and dioramas, to reconstruct the 250 million years of history Read more…

The fortress

The fortress was founded in the ninth century as a defence system against invasions by the Saracens and from the terrace you have an incredible view: from the Apennines to the Colli Albani, the the Roman countryside to the Pontine Plain. The fortress has an irregular hexagonal plan with four Read more…

Guide of Rocca di Cave

Rocca di Cave is located on Prenestini mountains, where the river Sacco rises, and was inhabited during the Roman period, as shown by the remains of ancient villas found in the neighbourhood. Around 850 A.D. to defend themselves from Saracen raids, the monks of Subiaco built above the Roman forum Read more…

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